CHICAGO (CBS)– Kingston Mines, the legendary blues bar, is at risk of closing permanently.
It’s one of the oldest blues bars in Chicago. The bar has hosted some of the top blues players including Koko Taylor.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory In Effect, Wind Chills Dropping Well Below Zero
The bars’ doors have been shut for months during the pandemic. Now, the owners are asking for community support and money.READ MORE: View Live Radar
Its owners hope a gofundme page will keep the music playing. So far, they’ve raised more than $25,000.
They’re hoping to open Labor Day with capacity limits.MORE NEWS: Many Chicago Area Schools To Close Or Go Remote Wednesday Due To Extreme Cold
You can also help by ordering food or alcohol for delivery or pickup.